Dr. McClellan's background includes experience in corporate banking with Harris Trust in Chicago and as a faculty member at the Harvard Business School. A member of the faculty at Boston College's Carroll School of Management since 1984, Dr. McClellan was the Associate Dean of the Carroll School from 1996-2000 with responsibility for the Carroll School's MBA, Master of Science in Finance, doctoral programs, and graduate certificate programs.
Dr. McClellan serves on the Professional Standards Committee of the Graduate Management Admissions Council and the Board of Trustees of The John Hancock Variable Series Trust I. He also serves on The Board of Directors of Delta Dental Plan of Massachusetts, DentaQuest Ventures and the Investment Advisory Committee of the Frances Emily Hunt Trust. His board activities also includes having served on the Advisory Board of Bank of Boston's First Community Bank, the Board of Governors of the Boston College Club and the Board of Trustees of several educational and charitable institutions including Lesley University, Thayer Academy, and Tufts-New England Medical Center.
Dr. McClellan specializes in strategic management, global competitiveness and and strategic management for boards of directors and financial services. He is the author of several articles and case studies, as well as a book on the banking industry, Managing One-bank Holding Companies. His articles include "Strategy Transformation: The New Management Imperative (President's Quarterly Newsletter of the American Management Association, 1996), "Strategic Leadership: The Competitive Advantage in Global Competition" (Executive Watch, 1993) and "Surviving the Graduate Business School Challenge" (NBMBAA Magazine, 1998). He also lectures and consults on strategic management and strategic transformation to executives and boards in the private and public sectors.